Posted by: kurtsh | September 30, 2008

RELEASE: Virtual Earth has Major Upgrade

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Virtual Earth just got and update along with Live Search Maps which went up including a new version of the 3D control.  Here’s a quick list of the major feature additions to VE:

  • Communities
  • Local Search Vertical
  • Details page
  • Multi-Point Directions
  • Landmark Hints
  • Geocoding
  • Imagery Processing and Rendering
  • Vector Data (roads and places)
  • Localized Tiles
  • 3DVIA
  • Weather

One of the cooler things is the real time weather that is displayed within the maps when viewing an area using the 3D Map rendering tool.

LINK:
http://blogs.msdn.com/virtualearth/archive/2008/09/24/new-feature-release-of-live-search-maps.aspx


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